The Lake District Rock Climbing
View from Helvellyn across the Thirlmere Lake Towa...
Some of the earliest climbing done in England was done here in the Lake District. The scenery around The Lakes attracts many tourists from all over which make the roads a very busy in the summer. Once you park up and head to the crag youll be able to enjoy the scenery with fellow climbers and hikers. There are many fine cliffs in The Lakes, with many of them offering high quality multi pitch routes.
Head North on the M6 towards Kendal. Turn left at Kendal and follow the traffic into the Lake District National Park.
Climbing Season For the England area.
Weather station 9.2 miles from here
69 Total Climbing Routes
['4 Stars',27],['3 Stars',31],['2 Stars',10],['1 Star',1],['Bomb',0]
Classic Climbing Routes in The Lake District
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Mountain Project's determination of the classic, most popular, highest rated climbing routes for The Lake District:
Featured Route For The Lake District
The Bludgeon, E1 5b 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a Europe
: United Kingdom
: ... : Shepherds Crag
A spectacular and strenuous last pitch, one of the best in the valley. Starts just left of Little Chamonix.On the first ascent of this route, before nuts and cams were introduced, only one piece of protection was used on the top pitch, a piton in the groove to the right and below the pinnacle. The pinnacle itself was considered unsafe to place a sling runner.P1) Climb the blunt arete and finish left of the spike on LC.Scramble to belay at a oak tree on the right side of the terrace. 5.8, 100'P2)...[more] Browse More Classics in International